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Kenneth Murchison, 1770-1938

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-51/2

Scope and Contents

Items relating to professional qualifications, employment; correspondence received and letterbooks

Dates

  • 1770-1938

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

3 boxes None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth Murchison ( 1751-1796) was the father of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison. He served as a surgeon in Calcutta from 1772 before returning to Europe in 1784. After travelling for a short time he finally settled back in Scotland, purchasing the estate of Tarradale, Ross-shire in 1788. His wife was Barbara Mackenzie, who he married in 1790. He died when Sir Roderick Impey Murchison was still a child.

Extent

From the Fonds: 1 metre

Physical Description

3 boxes None which affect the use of this material

Archivist's Note

Grant Buttars 10 November 2009

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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